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Shrinking Violet By Jean Ure

Shrinking Violet
by Jean Ure

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The fifth gloriously funny and poignant book in Jean Ure's series of `secret' diary stories.

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Shrinking Violet Summary

Shrinking Violet by Jean Ure

The fifth gloriously funny and poignant book in Jean Ure's series of `secret' diary stories.

Lily and Violet are twins - physically identical but quite opposite in character. Lily is brash, up-front and in your face. Lily Loudmouth, her dad calls her. Violet is timid and shy. She lives very much in Lily's shadow - a shrinking violet.

Finding it difficult to make friends, Violet finds the perfect solution in Katie, her new pen pal. Soon the two are writing at a fast and furious pace and become very attached to each other. That is, until Katie suggests that they meet...

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Shrinking Violet Reviews

Shrinking Violet
Grown-ups love Bridget Jones' diary, but youngsters will adore Violet Alexander's.
Liverpool Echo

Excellent for any nine-up and will almost certainly lead to an addiction to Ure.

As an example of pre-adolescent confessional writing, this story is faithfully realistic.

Becky Bananas
`The writing transcends any trace of heaviness.'

Fruit and Nutcase
`Jean Ure never puts a foot wrong.'
Daily Telegraph

The Secret Life of Sally Tomato
`Rhymes, sauciness, letters, irony, comedy, comic characters... a proper little turn-on for boys. A must-buy book.'
Books for Keeps

About Jean Ure

Jean Ure was born in Surrey and wrote her first novel when she was six years old. She spent her teenage years writing and had her first book published when she was sixteen.

Jean lives in a three-hundred-year-old house in the centre of Croydon with her husband and their family of rescued dogs and cats.

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Shrinking Violet by Jean Ure
Jean Ure
Used - Very Good
HarperCollins Publishers
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.